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Ireland to send €6 million to UN fund supporting Palestinian refugees
The funding will be used in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for humanitarian and development needs.
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'You're living in a jungle and you have to survive': The reality of life in a refugee camp
Refugee camps in Lebanon are at breaking point but many people don’t want to leave their homes, instead choosing to improve them from inside.
Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees
The additional funding will be channelled through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.
UN isn't happy about Israeli plans to relocate West Bank Bedouin people
It said this might make away for further illegal settlement expansion.
Despite everything, one couple got married at a UN school in Gaza today
“I had planned everything: the music, the guest list, my bouquet. And here I am, getting married in a school with thousands of refugees”.
UN chief says today's strike on a UN school is "a criminal act"
Israel says its operation is ‘changing gear’.
UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights
Chris Gunness was overcome as he spoke about conditions for Palestinians in Gaza.
UN suspends food distribution to 25,000 Palestinian refugees
The decision was made after demonstrators angry at aid cuts stormed a UN depot.
Eamon Gilmore begins visit to the Middle East
The Tánaiste will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his four day visit.